IT Senior Applications Developer

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$144,000 – $160,000 a year

Job type


Shift and schedule

Extended hours
Weekends as needed
Evenings as needed


Redwood City, CA
Job Description
Stanford’s University Information Technology (UIT) organization services diverse clients from various business units and schools to deliver world-class technological solutions. We are a hub of system analysts, developers, testers and architects who design, build and enhance applications to support core functions of the University.
We are looking for a Senior Developer to join our Core Financials and Asset Management (CFAM) group in Enterprise Technology (ET) within UIT. This position requires a good combination of functional and technical knowledge of the Oracle Financials R12 E-business suite. A successful candidate will have demonstrated a track record of delivering quality solutions providing with the highest value to the University and solid technical expertise of several of the Oracle based technology. The candidate should have experience in performing production support activities including, and not limited to, maintaining system configurations, running batch cycles, data cleanup, testing, filing/resolving service requests, and estimating enhancements.
Our team is responsible for the support, maintenance, operations and upgrades of various Oracle E-Business Suite applications (General Ledger, Grants Accounting and Labor Distribution, Enterprise Asset Management, Inventory), as well as other third party/custom applications and applications developed internally at Stanford. Some of the development toolkit we used are Oracle Application Express (APEX) and Oracle Applications Framework (OAF). The team also supports custom applications integration with other Oracle Financials Systems and Enterprise Data Warehousing.
The team also supports various Cloud “Software as a Service” (SAAS) solutions that integrates with Oracle E-business suite. Some of the development toolkit we use are Oracle Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), API Gateway and Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC)

The expected pay range for this position is $144,000 to $160,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.


Core Duties:
  • Conceptualize design, implement, and develop solutions for complex system/programs independently.
  • Oversee testing, debugging, change control, and documentation for major projects
  • Define complex application development administration and programming standards.
  • Oversee the support, maintenance, operation, and upgrades of applications.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical problems.
  • Lead projects, as necessary, for special systems and application development in areas of complex problems.
  • Work with other technical professionals to develop standards and implement best practices.
  • Follow team software development methodology. This includes but not limited to Change Control, Code Review and Change Management
  • Mentor lower level software developers
  • Perform support, maintenance, operation, and upgrades of applications.
  • Partner with business management to define the appropriate technical solutions.


Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, MIS or related field and eight years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and programming tools.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, developing, testing, and deploying applications.
  • Strong understanding of data design, architecture, relational databases, and data modeling.
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of software development life cycle and quality control practices.
  • Ability to define and solve logical problems for highly technical applications.
  • Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical clients.
  • Demonstrated experience leading activities on structured team development projects.
  • Ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods.
  • Ability to recognize and recommend needed changes in user and/or operations procedures.


Relevant Work Experience:

  • Experience with Java Development on Oracle Applications Framework and JAX-RS Libraries is a must
  • Experience with SQL and PL/SQL is a must
  • Experience on Mobile Applications, React Native, Angular is a plus
  • Experience on Oracle Application Express, JavaScript or Oracle SOA is a plus
  • Experience with Oracle eBusiness Suite (such as HR, EAM, Inventory, GL, Grants Accounting) is a plus.
  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.
  • Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
    • Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
  • May work extended hours, evenings, and weekends.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory for all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

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